Volume 40  Issue 1  January 2016


Economic Rationality Meets Celebrity Urbanology: Exploring Edward Glaeser’s City

‘Asset Price Urbanism’ and Financialization after the Crisis: Ireland’s National Asset Management Agency

Financializing Desalination: Rethinking the Returns of Big Infrastructure

World Cities and the Uneven Geographies of Financialization: Unveiling Stratification and Hierarchy in the World City Archipelago

Animating the Urban Vortex: New Sociological Urgencies

Spaces of Extraction, Metropolitan Explosions: Planetary Urbanization and the Commodity Boom in Latin America

Accounts from behind the Curtain: History and Geography in the Critical Analysis of Urban Theory

Strategies for Comparative Urbanism: Post-socialism as a De-territorialized Concept


Social Sciences and Urban Studies: Goodbye to Paradigms?

A Limitless Urban Theory? A Response to Scott and Storper’s ‘The Nature of Cities: The Scope and Limits of Urban Theory’

Why Cities? A Response

Global Urbanisms and the Nature of Urban Theory

Comparative Urbanism: New Geographies and Cultures of Theorizing the Urban

Who’s Afraid of Postcolonial Theory?

It’s Just the City after All!

The Twenty-First-Century Quest for Feminism and the Global Urban

Provincializing Critical Urban Theory: Extending the Ecosystem of Possibilities

Translational Global Praxis: Rethinking Methods and Modes of African Urban Research

Book Reviews

Katherine Lebow 2013: Unfinished Utopia: Nowa Huta, Stalinism, and Polish Society, 1949–56. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press Kinga Pozniak 2014: Nowa Huta: Generations of Change in a Model Socialist Town. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press

Kiril Stanilov and Luděk Sýkora (eds.) 2014: Confronting Suburbanization: Urban Decentralization in Postsocialist Central and Eastern Europe. Chichester: Wiley Blackwell

Kenny Cupers 2014: The Social Project: Housing Postwar France. London and Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press

Carolyn T. Adams 2014: From the Outside in: Suburban Elites, Third-sector Organizations, and the Reshaping of Philadelphia. Ithaca: Cornell University Press

Emily E. Straus 2014: Death of a Suburban Dream: Race and Schools in Compton, California. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press

Jamie Peck and Nik Theodore 2015: Experimental Statecraft at the Thresholds of Neoliberalism. Minneapolis and London: University of Minnesota Press

Andrew MacLaran and Sinead Kelly (eds.) 2014: Neoliberal Urban Policy and the Transformation of the City: Reshaping Dublin. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan

Federico Caprotti 2015: Eco-cities and the Transition to Low Carbon Economies. New York: Palgrave Macmillan